Two brothers and longtime doctors in Kenosha were hailed Sunday as pillars of the community. Dr. Alfred John Capelli, a family physician, and Dr. Paul A. Capelli, a retired obstetrician, were honored by the Italian American Society at its 93rd annual Columbus Day Banquet. Steven R. Torcaso, the group’s president, called the brothers “two distinct”...

The Frontenac Education Foundation raised a record amount from the live and silent auctions of $17,600 during Festa Italiana on Saturday. Frontenac Education Foundation President and Festa Chair Ann Brown said the numbers from the auction were a record high in comparison to last year. The totals raised from the food and wine tasting tickets were no...

Tyburn Academy of Mary Immaculate Principal Maura DelFavero believes if one were to seek out a model woman, Catholic, educator and human being in general, they'd be hard-pressed to find better than Jeanne Hogan. Those who have worked with Hogan, a former principal of Tyburn, would agree, DelFavero said. Hogan will be honored by the local Cultura...

"Viva la Italia, viva la Staten Island," said Silvia Limoncini, deputy consul general for the Italian government at the culmination of her speech  at "Festa Italiana at the Mount" on Saturday afternoon. Her sentiment: "Long live Italy, long live the Staten Island!" was shared by the thousands of attendees of the event at the Mission of the Immacula...

Rain damped plans for the sixth annual Tuscana Fest Sunday, which has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14. Despite the dreary weather, small tastings were offered indoors. Samples of aged cheese, freshly baked breads, and other Italian foods replaced the homemade Italian pastries for the outdoor event and a guest appearance was made by 1967 Bost...

It’s time for everyone to be Italian! The 5th Annual Summerville Italian Feast will be held on Sunday, October 15th in downtown Summerville on Hutchinson Square from 11am to 7pm. This popular cultural event gets bigger and better every year and this year is no exception. Join us for Live Entertainment, Games & Contests, Dancing in the Street, Grape...

The pomp and circumstance of the city’s annual Columbus Day parade has quietly come to an end. Organizers said it became too costly to hold the event, which will be replaced with the Columbus Day Italian Street Festival. The new event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in Columbus Park. Alfred Fusco, chairman of the festival and president o...

Since 1999, fall in Frontenac has meant Italian food, wine, music and raising money for education. Festa Italiana was created by the Frontenac Education Foundation to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Frontenac High School. The event offers food sampling, fun for children, live music and more. And it all returns Saturday. Last year, Fes...

In honor of October being Italian Heritage Month, Berkeley Township held a flag raising ceremony this weekend at Town Hall. Mayor Carmen Amato welcomed the Holiday City Silver Ridge Italian American Club of Ocean County to join him in a reading of the Proclamation and the raising of the Italian flag. Berkeley Township is home to one of the largest...

Kingston, City of Festivals? While the O+ Festival primarily stakes out Uptown and Midtown and plies its unique art-for-healthcare bargain and designer Brad Ford’s carefully curated Field + Supply modern makers’ craft fair inhabits the Hutton Brickyards, the Ulster County Italian American Foundation presents a celebration of a different and more tr...